Get published and monetize your freelance writing

Find writing gigs in markets across the world, grasp the art of pitching and see your name in print.

Natasha Tynes
Natasha Tynes
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Stop wasting your time browsing the classifieds for a writing gig, instead reach editors directly and pitch them your winning ideas.

Key outcomes

Create pitches that get results

You will compose pitches with solid ideas that will get you a response.

Connect with editors across the globe

You will expand your search and think not only locally, but also regionally and globally to find clients across all continents.

Set your rate and make income from your writing

By the end of the course, you will determine your rates and never sell yourself short again.

Organize your freelancing life

You will choose tools that can save you time and streamline your relationship with editors.

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How to get published and monetize your freelance writing

How to get published and monetize your freelance writing
$250 USD
Dates
June 13 - 27, 2022
Payment Deadline
June 12, 2022

Who is this course for

01

Freelance journalists who want to expand the network of places they pitch to.

02

Aspiring writers who want to see their name, in print and build their portfolio from zero.

03

Bloggers who want to get paid for writing in outlets across the globe.

See what people are saying

        Natasha has a sharp intellect. She developed our online learning program, which has been a tremendous success.
Joyce Barnathan
Joyce Barnathan
Journalist, and former president, International Center for Journalists
        Natasha is one of the most professional people I have worked with. She oversaw numerous training courses that I gave.
Hoda Osman
Hoda Osman
Executive Editor at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
        Natasha's passion for digital media, citizen journalism, and everything social are contagious, and I can definitely credit her for a big part of my digital passion, back when she started the FIRST local online portal of the MENA region in 1997.
Duri AlAjrami
Duri AlAjrami
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Moneris
        Natasha has inspired me to blog about my travels and adventures. I know that she is one of the strongest advocates for free media in the Middle East as well as in North America.
Elliot Roper
Elliot Roper
Technical Support Associate at Amazon Web Services
        Natasha was born to make a difference in the journalism industry across the globe. "
Larbi Megari
Larbi Megari
Journalist at Algerian Television

Course syllabus

01

The five-step roadmap to publication. Step 1: Niche down

Review the five-step roadmap to publication.

Step 1. Identify your niche and come up with your top three specialties.

02

Niche down and build (Step 1 + 2)

Determine your niche and build a portfolio of work.

03

Identify publications and editors (Step 3)

Identify the publications that align with your niche around the globe, and connect with editors.

04

Craft a winning pitch (Step 4)

Analyze the different kinds of pitches and craft a pitch that gets you a yes response.

05

Rebound and keep pitching (Step 5)

Recognize methods on how to deal with negative feedback from readers or editors and how to deal with career setbacks.

06

Setting your rate

Determine your rates and never sell yourself short again.

07

Streamline your writing life

Choose from tools like Notion, Apple Notes, and Fresh Books, to keep up with your client demands, and save yourself time and stress.

08

Building your brand

Stand out and market yourself and your work.

Meet your instructor

NatashaTynes
NatashaTynes

Natasha Tynes is a Jordanian-American author and a journalist with over two decades of experience.

 

She has been published in the Washington Post, Nature, Elle, Esquire, Aljazeera, The Huffington Post, The New Arab, among others.


 

She appeared on several TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning show, Scarborough Country, and the BBC’s Up all night.


She is also a fiction author, with one novel published and another coming soon.


Tynes has a Master's Degree in International Journalism from the City University of London in the United Kingdom.

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Join an upcoming cohort

How to get published and monetize your freelance writing

How to get published and monetize your freelance writing
$250 USD
Dates
June 13 - 27, 2022
Payment Deadline
June 12, 2022

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Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active, not passive

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects

Learn with a cohort of peers

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

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Cost

$250 USD

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A pattern of wavy dots
Join an upcoming cohort

How to get published and monetize your freelance writing

How to get published and monetize your freelance writing
$250 USD
Dates
June 13 - 27, 2022
Payment Deadline
June 12, 2022